Overview

Marco Durante Calvo has experience in diverse legal fields ranging from labor and constitutional practice to labor law in both a collective and individual domain.

Marco is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences regarding current labor issues in the national and international spheres. He regularly contributes articles on advocacy and legal issues affecting labor and employment for publications such as Página 15 of the Periódico La Nación and El Financiero

Marco has been a member of the law faculty of the University of Costa Rica since 1998 and a professor in the Labor and Social Security Law Master’s Program at the Universidad Estatal a Distancia since 2004. Since 2011, he has taught a certified course in management and labor legislation at INCAE Business School.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Director

National Wages Council

Member

Commission on Human Capital Development

Chamber of Industries

Recognition

Named, Who's Who Legal Central America

Labour, Employment & Immigration

Who's Who Legal

2018

Named, Leading Lawyer in Costa Rica

Legal 500 Latin America

2016

Named, Lawyer of the Year

Labor and Employment Law - San José

The Best Lawyers in Costa Rica©

2015

Named, Labour and Employment

Chambers Latin America

2014

Named, International Who's Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers

Who's Who Legal

2014

Books & Book Chapters

  • Telework, 2003
  • Collective Labor Rights in the Public Sector, 1999
  • All a Manager Needs to Know About Costa Rican Labor Law, 2008
  • 101 Frequently Asked Questions on Labor, 2004

Speaking Engagements

Sexto Foro Regional de Derecho Laboral

Panama City

September 20, 2019

Third Annual Conference in Colombia

Bogotá

November 10, 2017

Tercera Conferencia Anual en Colombia

Bogotá

November 10, 2017

Second Annual Colombia Conference

Bogotá

October 19, 2016

Segunda Conferencia Anual en Colombia

Bogotá

October 19, 2016

Second Annual Conference in Central America

Panama City

October 12, 2016

Segunda Conferencia Anual en México - Ciudad de México

México City

October 5, 2016

Second Annual Mexico Conference - Mexico City

México City

October 5, 2016

Second Annual Mexico Conference - Monterrey

Nuevo León, C.P.

October 4, 2016

Segunda Conferencia Anual en México - Monterrey

Nuevo León, C.P.

October 4, 2016

Programa en Solución de Conflictos y Negociación Laboral

San José

August 24, 2016

Workplace Negotiations and Collective Bargaining in Costa Rica

San Jose, CA

August 24, 2016

Littler Global Mexico Conference

México City

November 11, 2015

Littler Global Primera Conferencia en México y Monterrey

México City

November 11, 2015

Littler Global Mexico Conference

Nuevo León, C.P.

November 10, 2015

Littler Global Primera Conferencia en México y Monterrey

Nuevo León, C.P.

November 10, 2015

Littler Global Primera Conferencia en Centroamérica

San José

October 29, 2015

Littler Global Central America Conference

San José

October 29, 2015

Littler Global Colombia Conference

Bogotá

September 10, 2015

Global Mobility – Defining the Employer-Employee Relationship in a Globalised World

Miami, FL

September 11, 2014

First Regional Forum: Proper Use of Technology Under Labour Law

November 14, 2013

Education

  • M.A., University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, 2010
  • M.A., Universidad Estatal a Distancia, Costa Rica, 2004

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Italian

Bar Admission

Costa Rica